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Boronia - Assistant Centre Manager - 38 hours- Permanent Full time

Apply now Job no: 985126
Work type: Permanent (Full Time)
Location: VIC
Categories: Early Learning Services

  • Strong educator that has the ability to step up in the absence of the Centre Manager
  • Diploma Qualified Educator Preferred
  • Permanent, full time role
  • Location- Boronia, Melbourne
  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits available

 

About Mission Australia Early Learning

Early childhood is a time of discovery and growth, which is why Mission Australia Early Learning centres are designed to encourage a sense of belonging, wellbeing and community. Our centres offer much more than quality childcare for children aged from six weeks to six years. They also set children up for a lifelong love of learning and nature.

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. 

We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. 

Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

We have an exciting new opportunity for a strong Diploma qualified educator with prior supervisor experience for the role of Assistant Centre Manager at Boronia working 38 hours per week including open and close shifts.

In this role, you will work across the centre assisting to lead the team of 18 and provide quality early education and care in this 86 place centre.

We seek an enthusiastic educator working across all rooms. You will be part of the educational leadership team and will become the designated supervisor for the centre.

Duties

  • Child Support – actively engage and develop a nurturing environment for all children
  • Family Support - build strong relationships with parents to ensure open communication
  • Program Support – contribute to play based learning and education program for children
  • Team Support – pro-actively participate in all activities and communications with wider team
  • Child Protection – identify, respond and document any child protection risks as required

Qualifications & experience

  • Proven ability and enthusiasm to successfully lead a team in a child care centre
  • Current Diploma qualifications in Children's Services
  • Current First Aid Certificate and Vic WCC
  • Demonstrated ability to remain vigilant in ensuring the care of all children is maintained
  • Commitment to ensuring centre is compliant as per Health, Safety and Welfare requirements
  • A genuine passion and drive in providing children with the best possible start in life
  • A strong alignment to Mission Australia's purpose and values

As part of our employment screening process you will be required to undertake a national criminal history check.  In addition, there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children Check or apply if you do not already hold one.  

Benefits

  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Discounted childcare
  • Above Award rates
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Ongoing support for training and professional development

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages. As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, we invite you to get in touch via email talentattraction@missionaustralia.com.au

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.

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